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Nov 13, 2012 11:30am PST
humans have been steadily losing intelligence, professor says advances in technology have made survival less stress and we no longer need intelligence to survive. he speculates as mutations in the human brain and erosion in intellectual capabilities he says we probably peaked as hunter gatherers when we were nonverbal. >> we have to multi-task these days you can argue that will make us more intelligent. >> still thinking about that diet drink. >>> next, the sun is setting on the twilight movie series. >> thousands turn out to see the stars in los angeles. ron: years ago i made a promise to provide the best for my family, in sickness and in health. carol and i needed help figuring out what's covered by medicare and what's not. so we turned to the same folks we've relied on for health insurance all these years. announcer: ron and carol called anthem blue cross and found an affordable medicare plan that pays for some costs original medicare won't. now they can keep making memories for years to come. choose from plans offering protection from high out of pocket costs plus include p
KOFY
Nov 8, 2012 11:30am PST
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ABC
Nov 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
. >> and later, how california companies goring to use this technology from south korea to help them develop u.s. business. >> larry gets new move there's. >> learning from robots. >> taking a look at mcarthur maze this, is our camera. you can see it's slow going really no matter which way you're headed right now. but particularly tougher folks going east. stay with us. >> these two kids can't make it, nobody can. latest break up of the decade. >> oh, brother. >> okay. neither justin beiber nor selena gomez is commenting. the twitterverse buzzing with speculation. the 20-year-old gomez pulling the plug on 18-year-old beiber. organizers say the two singers are scheduled to sit next to each other at the show next sunday night. you can catch amas right here on abc 7. >> we'll have to tune in and see if they're seated next to one another. >> the film owning the box office but mabel only for a mu few more days. fans weight one of the biggest premiers of the year. >> in the next few hours4 z, dreams of many fans will come true, they witness stars of "breaking dawn" part two walk a red carp
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
skin with a noninvasive technology. it promises to cut the number of biopsies she needs. >> it is a screening tool for suspicious looking moles that we want to get a computerized second opinion on. >> the recently approved fda device collects images several layers deep into the skin by combining multiple light waves with the sensor. the result is a multi dimensional look of the individual skin lesions including layers not visible to the naked eye. >> what it does is analyzes the degree of 8 symetry and the disorganization of pigment throughout multiple layers in the skin. >> after the images are acquired, the software uses algorithms to produce a score. >> we know from clinical sud des that the average score for melanoma is about 3.5. if something is 0 or below we know it is almost certainly benign. >> still there are limitations. the device does not currently spot nonmelanoma cancers. he says it is best used as an ed added tool to confirm clinical judgment on questionable lesions. allison comes for regular screenings. ever since her surgery for melanoma on her shoulder. >> anything
ABC
Nov 10, 2012 1:05am PST
will check out several small moles on her skin with a noninvasive technology. it promises to cut the number of biopsies she needs. >> it is a screening tool for suspicious looking moles that we want to get a computerized second opinion on. >> the recently approved fda device collects images several layers deep into the skin by combining multiple light waves a is a multior. dimensional look of the individual skin lesions including layers not visible to the naked eye. >> what it does is analyzes the degree of 8 symetry and the disorganization of pigment throughout multiple layers in the skin. >> after the images are acquired, the software uses algorithms to produce a score. >> we know from clinical sud des that the average score for melanoma is about 3.5. if something is 0 or below we know it is almost certainly benign. >> still there are limitations. the device does not currently spot nonmelanoma cancers. he says it is best used as an ed added tool to confirm clinical judgment on questionable lesions. allison comes for regular screenings. ever since her surgery for melanoma on her
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
technology that may, or may not exist, yet. >> it is coming in as the under dog. >> x box 360, play station 3 in these living rooms have the same games. >> game speed editor in chief says there is no doubt the wii-u is the most-advanced system. >> when it comes out this winter it's going to have a handful of games. @)Ñ all three gaming consoles. >> coming up an award winning >>> crab season officially getting underway tonight. just hours before the first crabs hit bay area menus. fishermen loaded their boats this morning. there is no repeat of last year's dispute. this year, they decided on a price,. the boats should be returning withuooo their catch tomorrow afternoon, meaning crabs will be on menus in time for thanksgiving. >> from credit to where credit is due file. dominican university in san rafael received a sift. given million to turn meadowlands hall into a state of the art facility for teaching health sciences. popular science awar warded a best of what is new ward at a scientist at nasa ames for developing a low cost satellite control bid technology that runs your smart
ABC
Nov 10, 2012 5:00am PST
technology reporter david loui has answers. >> the video game, medal of honor role fire puts players in the roll of special operations forces and is so realize tick the seven members of a seal team have had their pay docked. the game maker, electronics arts, better known at ea, isn't talking but dan shoe is via skype. >> this will be a lesson to others who might become consultants, whether it's for hollywood for games in the streets. i think they will be a little more careful about what they say. >> a former member of seal team 8 said no seal would divulge tactics, results or procedures that would jeopardize other team members lives. ea game doesn't give anything away. >> there's no planning involved. guys get killed, respond and go through the room of the doorway again. eye not telling you what tactics to use. >> ea has upped the competitive war games by using real life warriors. >> what do people want next? they are trying to find the next thing. but what's going on now in real life. >> will this put the chill on future games in students in training to become game developers at this c
ABC
Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
and the pill. the bay area entrepreneurs new technology that can give men a new method of birth control. all coming up. >> as we celebrate the 50th 50th anniversary of james bond, the new film is a blockbuster, earning a record $87 million. that lifts the worldwide total to $518 million since it began rolling out overseas in late october and has already passed the international take for the last two films. disney's movie drops to number two, flight debuted at number three, argo, number four, and taken 2 rounds out the top five films. >>> a bit movie history set some big bucks. judy gar land's blue beginningham dress she wore in the wizard of oz sold for two million dollars. and bidders snatched up pieces of prince william and katherine's wedding cake. thank you for joining us. >> right now, saying good-bye to edward and bell
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 11:00am PST
generation. and we continue to invest in potential break-through technologies that could further remove carbon from our atmosphere. but we haven't done as much as we need to. so what i'm going to be doing over the next several weeks next several months is having a conversation, a wide-ranging conversation with scientists, engineers, elect engineers, elected officials to find out what more can we do to make short-term progress in reducing carbons. and then, you know, working through an education process that i think is necessary as discussion, a conversation across the country about what realistically can we do long term to make sure that this is not something we're passing on to future again rations that is expensive and difficult to deal with. i don't know what democrats or republicans are prepared to do at this point. this is not a partisan issue. there are regional issues. no doubt for us to take on climate change in a serious way would involve making some tough political choices. and -- understandably, think the american people right now, have been so focused and will continu
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
technologies to do so. coop is delivering just that. >> some analysts are suggesting this could be tap dancing in washington dial yeahing decisions on taxes and extending tax cuts in order to avoid slipping back into recession. that could only increase investor jitters. >> president obama back in washington tonight arriving this afternoon in joint base andrews this afternoon. the president spoke with top leaders in congress. the lawmakers express their billing -- willingness to work with each other. >> i'm not suggesting we compromise on principles but suggesting we commit ourselves to creating an atmosphere where we can see common ground and seize it. >> it's better to dance then to fight and work together. everything zrnt to be a fight. that is the way it's been. >> the two different on the work feeded to be done. read wants congress to get the work done, immediate lie tens of thousands of workers will be getting a pay raise thanks to voters approving measure d. it passed overwhelmingly raising minimum wage to $10 an hour from $8. workers have san jose state students to thank. >>
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
to help. abc 7 news david louie attended a match making event in santa clara today. technology is a key driver of the south korean economy. making up 40% of the trade w out the components, americans might not have smart phones or tv monitors. >> this is under celebrated fact that the technology purr vais homes of most americans.. >> the agreement is paving the way for more investmentvc'e÷ and partnerships between silicon valley and core rea. 500 companies are showing off their latest technologies, at a two-day conference. nancy developed in a -- california tech firms see koreas as a partner. joaquin sold his company for the energy industry. >> korea is a great launch pad. very innovative. a great track record, u.s. companies are teeming with large companies like lg, samsung to be the launching pad to be a spring board for the world. >> samsung is a electronics giant but has been engaged in a legal battle with apple over patents. the deputy minister for the knowledge economy is reluctant to answer questions whether the legal dispute will hurt efforts. >> to they can bring more. >> t
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
little ones toys with a technology twist can be a good bet. >> reporter: good morning. consumer reports played with the latest games and gadgets to find terrific choices starting with a classic. who doesn't love a good game of montana ly, especially when you can use an ipad to keep track of your cash. or break out of jail by playing a game on the tablet. >> one of the big trends are toys that interact with apps on smartphone or tablet we thought monopoly was more fun with an app. >> reporter: download the app for free, consumer sampled 11 other tech toys. >> pricey but no other toy like them kids will play with them for hours. >> reporter: download software to add games to the interactive cubes, shake, flip, tilt or press the blocks to play games like puzzles or math challenges. >> yes! >> reporter: if you want everyone off the coach try loops shifter for $45. players 7 and up use best karate chop like moves to repeat a pattern. there are tech toys for creative kid too, crayola's digital light designer for $60. artists six and older can move the wand to draw with l.e.d. lights they look
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 2:00am PST
designed to bring veterans' job skills up to speed with new technology. one vet told us what he learned as an engineer in the military doesn't click this today's job market. >> it has been pretty tough with a lot of outdated information. i work with a lot of older predated information as far as everything now is cloud-based services. >> the lives of some chronically ill veterans will be on otis street. it has 75 new furnished rooms. let's get a check on the workweek weather with leigh glaser. >> let's check on live doppler 7hd. tonight we will see a few more cloud and that will help to insulate us a little more. we won't have as much in the way of froths especially in the north bay as we did last night as well as this morning. you can see with live doppler 7hd, down to santa rosa and petaluma seeing a little bit of the cloudiness right now. the high and midlevel clouds will move across the bay area. already 40 and 51 san francisco and 47 in mountain view. it is going to be a wet week ahead. we'll look at my accu-weather seven-day forecast coming up. >> thank you, leigh. >>> family and f
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 5:00am PST
. low cost satellite controlled by same technology that runs smartphone. >>> contra costa library system given national medal for innovation an app that lets you check out e-books and mobile lending program to check out books from a machine in your neighborhood or at the mall. slew of innovation. >> i have a library card for them, so way to go guys. 5:26 >>> sadder news, a man found dead in an antioch apartment, we are live with the scare that had police calling out the bomb squad. >>> happening now, san francisco firefighters on the scene of an apartment building fire that has left neighbors out in the cold. >>> travel forecast, traveling around the bay towards pacifica, check out temperatures dry 53, more clouds, 59 noon, mild 4:00 with 61. stray shower possible at 7:00, 50s -- 55°. berkeley, [ inaudible ] 50s through 7:00, partly sunny and 62 mid 60s during the afternoon. should be dry during the evening and 60°. more news, weather >>> 5:30 thursday, hope you are having a great morning. thanks for joining us i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. in antioch police are asking for help
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
newscast. >> i jobs report tonight predicts technology will continue to fuel an employment boom in the bay area over next two years. saying job growth should expand through 2014, better than what is expected in california and nationally. most in demand are technology and health care. the report warns bay area could fall back into a recession if congress cannot agree on a spending plan by year's end. that is the subject of president barack obama's news conference saying he was willing to corps compromise but w.republican buzz says will not sign a budget that included only spending cuts. with the bitter election over, both sides seem ready, however to, find common ground. >> not wedded to every detail of my plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. >> i don't want to box myself in or anyone else in. i think that it's important to come to an agreement with the president. this is his opportunity to lead. >> president ob yumma scheduled to begin negotiations on a federal budget deal. the talk of taf f taxes was a bitter pill forg]!mp investors o swallow. stocks dove then recovere
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
just a blip on the otherwise exyemp particulary career of david petraeus. >> how technology could be the key to quitting smoking. >> plus a drug to make men more faithful? >> and unusual new study that makes it possible. today's 7 on your side q and a is just ahead. i'm still taking your questions so you can contact me right now on faceboo facebook.com/michael finney >> clear skies now and this may not last lo >>> checking healthy living news, a warning about a drug widely use against breast cancer the side affects could be worse than previously thought for older patients. researchers say heart failure and damage to the muscle are common complications. occurring in higher rates than ñ(curring in higher rates than the study is in the journal of the american college of cardiology. >> an usual way men faithful in relationships a study as a nasal spray. researchers say women given a e÷ say those men were more likely to keep a greater bem selfs and women they didn't know. doctors say it has been identified as5fqsm a key factorn fidelity in animals and appears to play a similar role in h
ABC
Nov 10, 2012 8:00am PST
-evasive technology. >> it's designed not as screening tool but for suspicious looking moles we wanted to get a computerized second opinion on. >> the leanl approved device collects images several layers deep into the skin by combining multiple light waves. result is a multidimensional look at the makeup of individual skin legions including layers not visible to the naked eye. >> it looks at disorganization of pig zblay after the images are acquired the software uses a series of algorithms to produce a score. >> we know the average score is about 3.5. if something is zero or below, it almost certainly benign. >> there are limitation. it doesn't spotted non-melanoma keanks. it's best used as an added tool along with clinical judgment. it comes from regular screenings. ever since her surgery for melanoma on her shoulder. >> anything that could tell me that there was an irregularity under the skin or on me or my husband or children, would be fabulous. >> a single skin cost $175 and not covered by insurance. biopsies are. in marcie's case it did offer the benefit of peace of mind without a
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 1:05am PST
-center in the study of virus with us new technology the lab crucials dna and reconstructs genome hoping to spot new mutation allowing virus to evolve into dangerous mutation including bird flu. >> that's really been the big would i are about virus especially this one that you can have a highly path general ick virus that you say jumps into a host species say human and then spread efficiently then can be the cause of very severe deadly pandemic. >>reporter: he says one current project could have immediate impact closer to hom home. the strain that infected patient's at yos mate trying to determine if there's been any evolution near change that would help explain why the outbreak was so tl virus lent and what is ahead is anybody's guest. >> things are so surprising that i'm basically ready for nature to give me another one. the i'm waiting for another curve ball. >>reporter: dr. chu team working on developing new tows diagnose lyme disease. >> critical work. >> we heard of diet soda but new pepsi drink claims it can reduce fat level in your body. pepsi special set to hit the market tomorr
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
public utility commission. one is facing a lawsuit. uber technologies like lift, side car and pick and go use smart phone apps to connect the riders with drivers. the suit filed seeks class action status for san francisco taxicab drivers. it says the private dispatch service is operating unfairly. uber says the company is in compliance with all laws and will fight the lawsuit. >>> we have seen some of san francisco's iconic landmarks lit up for special occasions for the giants' world series win and red for the 49ers. the san francisco ferry building is glowing blue as a beacon of support on the world diabetes day. landmarks across the world including the empire state building in new york are lit up to raise awareness for the disease that affects 26 million americans. >> that looks beautiful. and it is clear. that will be a different story tomorrow night. >> sandhya patel is here with the incoming rain. >> carolyn and dan, you are going to need the umbrellas before you know it. a chance tomorrow night and a better possibility by friday. here is a look at live doppler 7hd. not much in th
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
joins us with that and more. >> apple hit with a huge fine after a case in texas finding the technology infringed on four patents. a half of the company had sought. apple may appeal the decision. it comes a day after a lawsuit against motorola tossed out by a judge apple stock up 20% in the last week weeks. stocks went into a big selloff today. europe's debt crisis making news. and of course tech shares faring into better. your bloomberg silicon valley index closed lower today. at and t making a huge investment to expand and going to spend 14dzs billion over three years to expand this network as well as wire service. at and t says that going to bring to it $300 million by the end of 2013 opening up a number of new opportunities. and the biggest video game company in the world says it's going to expect a big increase in sales. third quarter sales probably 53% acit vision looking for a big debut coming on november 13th. voters voted to change the way payroll taxes are made. measure e backed by ron conway. unless they pay taxes based on total growth receipts. companies have big payrolls be
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 1:05am PST
orders under the public utility commission. one is facing a lawsuit. uber technologies like lift, side car and pick and go use smart phone apps to connect the riders with drivers. the suit filed seeks class action status for san francisco taxicab drivers. it says the private dispatch service is operating unfairly. uber says the company is in compliance with all laws and will fight the lawsuit. >>> we have seen some of sfrancc francisco's iconic landmarks lit up for special occasions for the giants' world series win and red for the 49ers. the san francisco ferry building is glowing blue as a beacon of support on the world diabetes day. landmarks across the world including the empire state building in new york are lit up to raise awareness for the disease that affects 26 million americans. >> that looks beautiful. and it is clear. that will be a different story tomorrow night. >> sandhya patel is here with the incoming rain. >> carolyn and dan, you are going to need the umbrellas before you know it. a chance tomorrow night and a better possibility by friday. here is a look at live dopple
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 5:00am PST
. it will go to sea gate technology that replace their current facility also in fremont. attorneys are appealing the ruling. it's 70% below the $300 million costs of the facility. last year they shut down headquarters and filed for bankruptcy. the company had received a half billion dollar loan from the obama administration to build the factory. >> buster posey's amazing year is most valuable player we're. he took 27 of the 32 first place votes. he hit .336. 24 homers. he is the first national league catcher to win the mvp award since johnny bench did it 40 years. first giant to win it since barry bonds in 2004. he joins elite company with will any mace and will any mccovey. >> kristen: another sign of holidays are nearing in san francisco. today, macy's will unveil the holiday window display at union square. it features kittens and puppies up for adoption. pets up for adoption and they will be in display windows until the beginning of january. >> window shopping today you may want to take the umbrella with you. >> they have that problem in emeryville but it is bad out there. >> it's w
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am PST
clean technology. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>>s did are trying to determine how badly hurt an 11-month-old fremont baby was when she fell from a third story window yesterday. firefighters say the baby landed in bushes outside her home in the 800 block of walnut avenue yesterday afternoon the baby was unconscious when she was airlifted to the hospital but breathing and crying on arrival. police say her mother was nearby when the baby fell they consider this to be an accident. >>> the district attorney's office could decide whether to file charges against three daycare workers under arrest for the death of a baby in their care. the center remains closed. the owner and staffers face charges of involuntary manslaughter. an autopsy shows the four-month-old accidentally suffocated after the bedding cut off the child's airway. investigation by the state department concluded that staff found the boy and waited 25 minutes before they called an ambulance. >>> this morning a sonoma valley man facing several charges after a 93-year-old man was hit and killed riding a scooter. the victim was
ABC
Nov 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
hackathon designed to bring veterans' job skills up to speed with new technology. one vet told us what he learned as an engineer in the military doesn't click this today's job market. >> it has been pretty tough with a lot of outdated information. i work with a lot of older predated information as far as everything now is cloud-based services. >> the lives of some chronically ill veterans will be on otis street. it has 75 new furnished rooms. let's get a check on the workweek weather with leigh glaser. >> let's check on live doppler 7hd. tonight we will see a few more cloud and that will help to insulate us a little more. we won't have as much in the way of froths especially in the north bay as we did last night as well as this morning. you can see with live doppler 7hd, down to santa rosa and petaluma seeing a little bit of the cloudiness right now. the high and midlevel clouds will move across the bay area. already 40 and 51 san francisco and 47 in mountain view. it is going to be a wet week ahead. we'll look at my accu-weather seven-day forecast coming up. >> thank you, leigh.
ABC
Nov 11, 2012 11:35pm EST
, intelligent decision a technology contract to the government was the organizer and title sponsor. microtetch has an interesting effort promoting men's health. and let's not forget the government industry groups such as the bethesda chapter of afcea. there are far too many examples to mention here. so the next time you read a headline about some egregious act there are far more >> temperatures on the way down. >> but today. >> gorgeous. >> tomorrow will still stay mild but then makes tuesday feel like what's going on? all right. we have mainly clear skies right now and the skies are going to start to cloud out from west to east as they move through the morning hours. 54 degrees right now at reagan national airport. and our high today made it up to 71 degrees. 11 degrees above average for this date. our network right now after a high of 71, temperature right now 52 in arlington and our final stop takes us to george washington university downtown d.c. temperatures are in the middle 50s. winds out of the east just around 2-5 miles an hour. temperatures across the board are falling in
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 11:00am PST
humans have been steadily losing intelligence, professor says advances in technology have made survival less stress and we no longer need intelligence to survive. he speculates as mutations in the human brain and erosion in intellectual capabilities he says we probably peaked as hunter gatherers when we were nonverbal. >> we have to multi-task these days you can argue that will make us more intelligent. >> still thinking about that diet drink. >>> next, the sun is setting on the twilight movie series. >> thousands turn out to see the stars in los angeles. >>> coming up at 3:00 on katie, wrongly convicted. celebrating freedom. at 4:00, new study on parkinson's. at 5:00, you may no longer need to fast before one common medical test. those stories and more later today. >>> the sun is setting on the twilight movie series this is a look at the black carpet premiere last night in los angeles fans who had been camping out for days got a chance to see the stars. >> one of the stars let a secret slip he says there's a twist at the end of the movie.e] [cheers and applause]
ABC
Nov 10, 2012 6:00am PST
technology. it promises to cut the number of biopsies marcie needs. >> it is designed not as a screening tool for all moles but for suspicious moles that we want to get a second opinion on. >> the recently approved fda deadvice is called melafind. it combines multiple light waves with a foe ton sensor. >> ready, one, two and three. >> the result is a multi-dimensional look of the makeup of individual skin lesions including layers not visible to the naked eye. >> it analyzes the degree of a symmetry and pigment throughout multiple layers in the skin. >> it use as series of algorhythms to produce a score. >> we know from clinical studies the average score formal nopa is about 3 .5. if something is zero are below we know it's almost certainly benign. >> still, there are limitations. the device is not currently spot common nonmelanoma cancers. the doctor said it's best used as an added tool to confirm a dermatologist's clinical judgment on questionable lesions. this woman comes for regular screenings ever since her surgery for melanoma her shoulder. >> anything that could tell me that there
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 4:30am PST
technology which will use it to replace current facility in fremont. they are appealing the ruling. the purchasing rise is 70% the $300 million construction cost of the facility. last year they shut down headquarters and filed for bankruptcy. company had received a half billion dollar loan from the obama administration to build the factory. >> eric: buster posey's amazing year has been capped off as the best player award. posey hit a .336 with 24 homers. he is the first catcher the win the mvp award and since barry bonds in 2004. he joins pretty good names as players to win rookie of the year and mvp award at pitchers. willie mays and willie mccovey. that is pretty good company to be in. >> i should have named i my kids willie. >> buster. >> that would be nice. buster nicco. [ laughter ] >> we know he is. maybe not is the best day did a to play catch. >> we a tournament and it doesn't look good for a lot of outdoor activities. good morning. right now it looks okay. get out there and be an early riser and get to work and impress the boss. you won't have to drive in the rain. sutro back t
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Nov 12, 2012 11:00pm PST
: lab is epi-center in the study of virus with us new technology the lab crucials dna and reconstructs genome hoping to spot new mutation allowing virus to evolve into dangerous mutation including bird flu. >> that's really been the big would i are about virus especially this one that you can have a highly path general ick virus that you say jumps into a host species say human and then spread efficiently then can be the cause of very severe deadly pandemic. >>reporter: he says one current project could have immediate impact closer to hom home. the strain that infected patient's at yos mate trying to determine if there's been any evolution near change that would help explain why the outbreak was so tl virus lent and what is ahead is anybody's guest. >> things are so surprising that i'm basically ready for nature to give me another one. the i'm waiting for another curve ball. >>reporter: dr. chu team working on developing new tows diagnose lyme disease. >> critical work. >> we heard of diet soda but new pepsi drink claims it can reduce fat level in your body. pepsi special s
ABC
Nov 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
technology. the pair advanced for their research that could help improve the treatment and prevention of lung cancer, and not only are the students start, they're positive. >> you always miss 100% of the shots you don't take, so take a shot and then become part of this wonderful experience where you learn from your peers who are part of the same revetch innovation and it's a great experience-building event. >> ama: there will be a part of six teams competing next month. the top awards are a $1,000 schoomplet last year's national winner was angela bing of kuper teen know. >>> let's get to leigh glaser and talk about a warmup? >> leigh: absolutely. you can see from the high definition emeryville cam, some high clouds starting to move in, and this well influence temperatures, not as cold as last night. the live doppler 7hd not showing any high clouds or moisture. that's good news. we'll get into a dry air mass overnight. current readings in the 50s. 55, san francisco, oakland, 59. ability -- antioch, 53. now, here's a look at our forecast. we will look for temperatures tonight
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Nov 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
was the technology. we do have to apologize for a bit of the delay when we use it there he is, jonathan, riding along. >> yes. you know... this istñ [ inaudible ]. bring you the story. >> a jet blue airways pilot who disrupted a flight about running through a plane about yelling about religion and terrorists will be released any sim thyme now. a judge ruled he should be freed rather than committed to a mental health facility. he was found not guilty for reasone of insanity. >> an emotional funeral for a 2-year-old boy mauled by wild dogs in the pittsburgh zoo. overlooming the exhibit at the zoo. investigators are still trying to determine exactly how this strangers down donating toy trucks instead of flowers as a request to parents, some 3,000 have been donated. the family plans to give them to a charity distributing them to needy children on christmas. >> the bay area newest memorial to honor and abc 7 news is live with a preview. >> one woman came up to me and said do you know what? we have 53,000 residents in castro valley and do you know what? she's right. >> it was the
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 4:00pm PST
at toy was a technology twist that might be a good bet. >> what is popular this season. >> a survey said people wanted bathits more than piece and love. >> there you go. consumer reports played the latest games to find terrific choices starting with this one. >> who doesn't love a good game of monopoly. you can use an ipad to keep track of cash or break out of jail. >> there is a trend of toys that interact with your phone. >> you down load the app free. 11 other tech toys were tested, too. >> there no other toy like this. kids play for hours you first down load so-to-add games to the cubes then shake, flip or tilt and play brainy games. try mattel's loop shifter game. players 7 and up use their best karate chop-like moves to repeat a pattern. there are tech toys for creative kids, too. artists can moist wands to draw picture was lights. >> this toy is magical but the motor is loud. kids build a speaker dock that works. your child will love being able to say "i made it myself". >> consumer reports is in the process of testing those and we'll get results i'll make sure to check back
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 4:00pm PST
technology. this is very much depending on political will to make this happen. it has to be that with washington. >> ah, washington. the study published in today's issue of the journal nature. >> up next a 9-year-old girl becoming a star. she says she has other sports ambitions. . >>> now sh a running back tearing up the football field. >> she is becoming a you tube sensation with all of the moves. >> that comet is 9-year-old sam, a pint-sized football player from salt lake city. 35 touchdowns. nearly 2000 rushing yards. and 65 tackles. did we mention it's sam's first season? a5 sam is short for samantha?rt >> just fun because the boys are like, well, it's a girl. >> monday night, sam's dad uploaded this comp pillation of the highlights to you tube. by the next morning nearly half a million people had seen it. >> i wasn't sure what kind of response she'd have. i thought it was impressive.2zvñ and it appears other people enjoy as well. >> she's dominating ought of the boys, something doesn't seem to bother teammates. >> she's really good and fast. made a lot of touchdowns. >> it turns
KOFY
Nov 12, 2012 9:00pm PST
convergence of technology. foreign is part of the ownership experience of a vehicle. >>reporter: smart phone integrate is a big deal for ford ford competitor general motors they make the involvement folks on a budget general motors is trying something a little different. little describes the chevy spark. so-called city car that gets 38 miles gallon the gas engine or around 13,000 dollars. even at that price it has the touch screen designed with one audience in mine. >> young urban item. so customers having the first new job. buying the first place. purchasing their first new vehicle. >>reporter: keep the price down gm left out a lot of the fancy electronic this uses the smart phone as the brain. >> all of this is working off the smart phone. the minute i unplug my phone l it's no longer going to be displayed on the screen. >>reporter: all electric spark is due out next year. in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> well still coming up tonight on 7 news at 9:00. we show you some of the latest technology to arrive in silicon valley. gunman style. >> plus i'm in sacramento. the correction
KOFY
Nov 11, 2012 9:00pm PST
technology that can give men a new method of birth control. >> bond is back at the box office and did he ever clean up this weekend. skyfall the latest pulled in $87 million. wreck it ralph came in second. flight, arco and taken 2 is back in the top five. lincoln opened $88,000 per theater three times the average of skyfall. >> you are sai seeing skyfall tomorrow. >> tomorrow. daniel craig. >> that will do it for us at 9:00. i'm ama daetz. for everyone h thanks for joining us. connect at 24/7 at abc7news.com.
KOFY
Nov 15, 2012 12:00am PST
under the public utility commission. one is facing a lawsuit. uber technologies like lift, side car and pick and go use smart phone apps to connect the riders with drivers. the suit filed seeks class action status for san francisco taxicab drivers. it says the private dispatch service is operating unfairly. uber says the company is in compliance with all laws and will fight the lawsuit. >>> we have seen some of san francisco's iconic landmarks lit up for special occasions for the giants' world series win and red for the 49ers. the san francisco ferry building is glowing blue as a beacon of support on the world diabetes day. landmarks across the world including the empire state building in new york are lit up to raise awareness for the disease that affects 26 million americans. >> that looks beautiful. and it is clear. that will be a different story tomorrow night. >> sandhya patel is here with the incoming rain. >> carolyn and dan, you are going to need the umbrellas before you know it. a chance tomorrow night and a better possibility by friday. here is a look at live doppler 7hd. n
KOFY
Nov 10, 2012 12:00am PST
her skin with a noninvasive technology. it promises to cut the number of biopsies she needs. >> it is a screening tool for suspicious looking moles that we want to get a computerized second opinion on. >> the recently approved fda device collects images several layers deep into the skin by combining multiple light waves with the sensor. the result is a multi dimensional look of the individual skin lesions including layers not visible to the naked eye. >> what it does is analyzes the degree of 8 symetry and the disorganization of pigment throughout multiple layers in the skin. >> after the images are acquired, the software uses algorithms to produce a score. >> we know from clinical sud des that the average score for melanoma is about 3.5. if something is 0 or below we know it is almost certainly benign. >> still there are limitations. the device does not currently spot nonmelanoma cancers. he says it is best used as an ed added tool to confirm clinical judgment on questionable lesions. allison comes for regular screenings. ever since her surgery for melanoma on her shoulder. >> any
KOFY
Nov 13, 2012 9:00pm PST
. >> we hear a lot of concern. >>reporter: spokesman for the california manufacturer and technology association says this he says company are going to have to pay more to meet the carbon limits and ultimately those costs will be passed on to consumers and will cost job jobs. >> but there's a distinction between a good cap and trade program that helps california reduce its emission at minimal cost and auction that is designed to extract billions of dollars from industry in our highest wage employer in california and that simply carbon has done. >>reporter: energy institute at berkeley professor says that's just not accurate. >> consume remember probably going to see almost nothing in the next year. >>reporter: he says big energy users like utility, oil compan company, cement manufacturer all been given permit by the stay to comfort carbon they produce. the cap will be reduced over the years but he says there is also a built-in incentive to improve. >> because if you figure out a way to make the cement while emitting fewer green house gas you good tote keep the permit. that means you
KOFY
Nov 13, 2012 12:00am PST
. >>reporter: lab is epi-center in the study of virus with us new technology the lab crucials dna and reconstructs genome hoping to spot new mutation allowing virus to evolve into dangerous mutation including bird flu. >> that's really been the big would i are about virus especially this one that you can have a highly path general ick virus that you say jumps into a host species say human and then spread efficiently then can be the cause of very severe deadly pandemic. >>reporter: he says one current project could have immediate impact closer to hom home. the strain that infected patient's at yos mate trying to determine if there's been any evolution near change that would help explain why the outbreak was so tl virus lent and what is ahead is anybody's guest. >> things are so surprising that i'm basically ready for nature to give me another one. the i'm waiting for another curve ball. >>reporter: dr. chu team working on developing new tows diagnose lyme disease. >> critical work. >> we heard of diet soda but new pepsi drink claims it can reduce fat level in your body. pepsi special s
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